Shopping in Japan was a treasure hunt. There were so many interesting perspectives on products, materials, and style. We were blown away by how many of the brands they have are companies in the USA, but with a completely different aesthetic. Japanese style had the most daring colors and combinations - very quirky and funky. The same brands in the US would be a lot more subdued and conservative.
There were also a lot of stores with a beautiful combination of technical pieces and heritage pieces.
Here is a short list of some of the best: